Lunchbox Recipes & Ideas from Calzones, Parathas to No-bake oatmeal energy bars & Much More

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You don't have to worry about what to pack to school and work or even the three meals for the week, as our weekly meal plans and lunch box ideas make your life easy in the kitchen and fill you with healthy home cooking ideas. Yes, We are back again this week with our super delicious, no repeat lunchbox and snack box ideas, as filling the lunch box with nutrition and also with new flavours every day is a task. From calzones,Parathas, No bake healthy oatmeal energy bars with dates and much more. Plan your groceries and stock them to use these ideas and recipes to pack it into your kids lunch boxes. When you plan ahead and keep things ready it becomes easy for the packed routine mornings. 

Lunch Box Recipes

Menu

Snack Box (4yrs & above)

Lunch Box (6yrs & above)

Monday

Matar Paneer Galette Recipe, Mexican Corn Salsa Recipe Whole Wheat Achaari Aloo Tacos (Indo Mexican Fusion Recipe), Guilt Free Coconut Barfi Recipe
Tuesday

Homemade Italian Calzones Recipe, Dried Cranberry & White Chocolate Chip Biscotti Recipe

Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe , Tomato onion raita with Carrot cabbage salad

Wednesday

Gojju Avalakki Recipe, Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe

Stuffed Corn and Capsicum Paratha Recipe with Herbs, Dhaniya pudina chutney and fruits

Thursday

Chinese Bhel Recipe Made With Spaghetti Pasta, almonds, dates and raisins Avocado Parsley Pasta Salad Recipe, Fruit Sandwich Recipe
Friday Soft Masala Dosa With Red Chutney Recipe, 2 slices of Eggless Mango Cake Recipe Carrot Podi Dosa Recipe, chutney, Sambar and Fruits and nuts

Tips for Planning


Menu

Planning & Tips

Sunday

To make the Matar paneer Galette, stock your refrigerator with paneer and green peas, you can also keep the filling ready in a container and also the pie crust dough ready so that in the morning you can quickly bake the galettes and pack, Kids love the roadside corn masala , so to make the Mexican Corn salsa keep the boiled corn kernels and chopped veggies ready in the fridge so that you can quickly combine in the morning. Make the Achari aloo topping and chopped veggies ready for next morning in the fridge. All you have to do is make roti/tortilla and assemble to pack Whole Wheat Achari aloo Tacos.

Monday

To make calzones quickly you can keep the dough ready with chopped veggies and pizza sauce in the fridge and make, bake the calzones in the morning or you can also make the calzones stuff and keep it ready to bake it in the morning to ease your job. Make white chocolate chips Biscotti during the weekend and keep it in airtight so that you can quickly use it in the week for snacks. You can keep the chopped and steamed veggies ready to be used for the Pulao and also make the pulao masala. Stock your fridge with curd for raita. Have grated carrot and cabbage to make a simple salad for Lunch box.

Tuesday

For Gojju avalakki make sure you have poha, stock your fridge with chopped veggies, grated coconut, and sev mixture. Make healthy oatmeal energy bars during the weekend as it helps to use it for a healthy munch during the weekdays. These snacks are healthy and easy to make. For stuffed corn and capsicum paratha, make the stuffing of onion, capsicum and baby corn to use it in the morning. Make Dhaniya pudina chutney. Stock your fridge with fruits.

Wednesday

Make the pasta crispy and airtight them as per recipe instructions to use them whenever you want for Chinese Bhel with Spaghetti pasta. Make the veggie sauce gravy and stock it in the fridge and all that you have to do in the morning is combine the sauce and pasta to pack. Make Idli dosa batter and use half to make carrot podi dosa and other half for next day for Soft masala dosa. Prepare Milagai podi and stock to use as a side dish for meals too. HAve veggies for sambar and Make South Indian style chutney.  

Thursday

Have Idli/ Dosa batter, red chutney and Aloo masala stuffing for soft masala dosa. Make eggless mango cake for weekend and refrigerate to use it to pack to lunchbox during the week. Cook the pasta and refrigerate and also have the avocado paste to combine them in the morning. Stock your fridge with whole wheat bread, jam and sliced fruits to make Fruit sandwich.
Kavitha Mohanlal

Kavitha Mohanlal

     
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